Bayou Arcana: Irons in the Fire

Irons in the Fire - historical based fantasy story, set in the Bayou Arcana universe
(Writer: Corey Brotherson; Artist: Jennie Gyllblad)

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Sam has spent most of his life protecting Princess Ayira. Through conflict, through slavery, and through their desperate escape to freedom. All the time with a horrific past event shackling Sam's consciousness.

But when a mysterious spirit confronts Sam, what can he do when his powerful sense of responsibility is forced to battle against a painful guilt eating away at his soul?

The chains of slavery may have gone... but there are some prisons which are far more costly to escape...

Irons in the Fire will be part of the Jimmy Pearson created Bayou Arcana story universe, a Southern Gothic horror based around the lives of escaped slaves in a mystical swamp:

There is a place deep down South where dreams come true and nightmares find flesh.

A place where the oppressed discover freedom and the oppressor violent retribution.

The swamp is alive with many a lost soul’s tale.

Bayou Arcana unlocks a universe steeped in Southern Gothic Romance and spattered with supernatural horror. Featuring 11 new stories by the hottest upcoming (male) writing and (female) art talent on offer.

Enter the Arcana if you dare…


Bayou Arcana: Volume 1 has been featured in UK newspaper, The Guardian, here:


Irons in the Fire features in Bayou Arcana: Volume 1. Songs of Loss and Redemption, published by Markosia.

Order your copy of Bayou Arcana: Songs of Loss and Redemption here